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limbus; else why should men be so much affected with that which others think or say? The best temper of minds desireth good name and true honour: the lighter, popularity and applause: the more depraved, subjection and tyranny; as is seen in great conquerors and troublers of the world; and yet more in arch-heretics; for the introducing of new doctrines is likewise an affectation of tyranny over the understandings and beliefs of men.

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Of the Impressions upon the Body from several Passions of

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Of the Hurt or Help of Wine, taken moderately

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Of Casting the Skin, and Shell, in some Creatures.

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* For the first part of this Table see the end of vol. iv. of this edition.

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Of Teeth, and Hard Substances in the Bodies of Living

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Of the Generation and Bearing of Living Creatures in the
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Of Species Visible

Of Impulsion and Percussion

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Of Prohibition of Putrefaction, and the long Conservation of Bodies

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Of Increasing Milk in Milch Beasts

Of Sand of the Nature of Glass

Of the Growth of Coral

Of the Gathering of Manna

Of the Correcting of Wines .

Of Bitumen, one of the Materials of Wild-fire

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Of Wounds Made with Brass, and with Iron

Of Mortification by Cold

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Of Super-natation of Bodies

Of the Flying of Unequal Bodies in the Air

Of Water, that it may be the Medium of Sounds
Of the Flight of the Spirits upon Odious Objects

Of the Super-reflexion of Echoes

Of the Force of Imagination imitating that of the Sense

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Of Preservation of Bodies

Of the Growth or Multiplying of Metals

Of the Drowning the more Base Metal in the more Precious

Of Fixation of Bodies

Of the Restless Nature of Things in themselves, and their
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Of Perception in Bodies Insensible, tending to Natural Divination and Subtile Trials .

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Of the causes of Appetite in the Stomach

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Of Concretion and Dissolution of Bodies

Of Sweetness of Odour from the Rainbow

Of Sweet Smells

Of the Corporeal Substance of Smells
Of Fetid and Fragrant Odours

Of the Causes of Putrefaction

Of Bodies unperfectly Mixed

Of Concoction and Crudity

Of Alterations, which may be called Majors
Of Bodies Liquefiable, and not Liquefiable .

Of Bodies Fragile and Tough

Of the two Kinds of Pneumaticals in Bodies

Of Bodies Hard and Soft

Of Bodies Ductile and Tensile

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Of several Passions of Matter, and Characters of Bodies

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Of the Differences of Living Creatures, Male and Female

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Of the Comparative Magnitude of Living Creatures
Of Producing Fruit without Core or Stone .

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Of the Working of Water upon Air Contiguous

Of the Salamander

Of the Contrary Operations of Time on Fruits and Liquors
Of Blows and Bruises

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Of the Nature of Air

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Of the Rolling and Breaking of the Seas

Of the Dulcoration of Salt Water

Of the Return of Saltness in Pits by the Sea-shore .

Of Attraction by Similitude of Substance

Of Attraction

Of Heat under Earth

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Of the Rise of Liquors or Powders by Means of Flame

Of the Influences of the Moon

Of Vinegar.

Of Creatures that Sleep all Winter

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Of the Generating of Creatures by Copulation, and by Pu

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Of the Emission of Spirits in Vapour, or Exhalation, Odourlike

Of the Transmission and Influx of Immateriate Virtues, and the Force of Imagination

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